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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-2885) ELSA-2017-2459: libsoup security update

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Oracle Linux: (CVE-2017-2885) ELSA-2017-2459: libsoup security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
08/10/2017
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/10/2017
Modified
08/17/2018

Description

An exploitable stack based buffer overflow vulnerability exists in the GNOME libsoup 2.58. A specially crafted HTTP request can cause a stack overflow resulting in remote code execution. An attacker can send a special HTTP request to the vulnerable server to trigger this vulnerability.

Solution(s)

  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libsoup
  • oracle-linux-upgrade-libsoup-devel

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